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halo-

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Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈhæləʊ/

Etymology 1

Combining form of Ancient Greek ἅλς, ἁλός ‘sea, salt’.

Prefix

halo-

  1. Forming compound words with the sense of ‘sea, salt, salt water’.

Etymology 2

From halogen.

Prefix

halo-

  1. (chemistry) Forming names of chemical compounds which contain one or more halogen atoms.

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